The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane’s wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.
Barring disaster, the Canadian women’s basketball team should reach the quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics. But Saturday’s game against Spain (9 p.m. ET, CBCSports.ca) will be crucial in determining the path for a team with a stated goal of playing for a medal following consecutive Olympic quarter-final defeats.
On this week’s show: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi reacts to Alberta’s recent announcement that it will end self-isolation requirements for those who test positive for COVID-19. We take an in-depth look at the NDP a week before the 60th anniversary of that party’s founding, including an interview with Jagmeet Singh. Also: two economists discuss why balanced budgets are no longer in vogue, and a exploration of how best to manage wildfires.
Handwritten notes by Canada’s acting chief of defence staff before Maj.-Gen Dany Fortin’s removal as head of the country’s vaccine rollout reveal weeks of intense discussions between top government and military officials over how to handle the situation that was creating “anxiety” across the government.